Chemical composition of honey (in gms)

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Chemical composition of honey (a.l*) showing general values in gms per approximately 100 gms are presented below:

Generally speaking, the chemical constituents and their values are as follows:

Water17.1
Total Sugar79.7
Organic acids0.57
Total minerals0.2
Vitamins0.0030116
Phenolic acid0.00013434
Flavonoids0.000003204
Proteins, amino acids0.3
Lipids0.02
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Regarding Total sugar, the chemical constituents and their values are as follows:

Fructose38.2Monosaccharides
Glucose31.3Monosaccharides
Sucrose0.7Disaccharides
Other disaccharides5Disaccharides
Melezitose0.09Trisaccharides
Erlose0.8Trisaccharides
Other trisaccharides0.5Trisaccharides
Undetermined oligosaccharides3.1

Regarding Organic acids, the chemical constituents and their values are as follows:

Free acids (as gluconic acids)0.43
Lactone (as glucolactone)0.14

Regarding Total minerals, the chemical constituents and their values are as follows:

Potassium, K0.052
Sodium, Na0.01
Iodine, I0.01
Calcium, Ca0.006
Phosphorus, P0.004
Magnesium, Mg0.002
Floride, F0.0017
Manganese, Mn0.0005
Iron, Fe0.00042
Copper, Cu0.0003
Zinc, Zn0.00022
Selenium, Se0.00002

Regarding flavonoids, the chemical constituents and their values are as follows:

Apigenin0.0000008
Kaempferol0.00000053
Quercetin0.0000005
Rutin0.0000005
Naringin0.0000003
Naringenin0.0000002
Myricetin0.0000002
Quercitrin0.0000001
Galangin0.00000004
Hesperidin0.000000034

Regarding vitamins, the chemical constituents and their values are as follows:

Tocopherol (E)0.00006
Vitamin K0.0000016
Vitamin C0.0025
Thiamin (B1)0.00001
Riboflavin (B2)0.00001
Niacin (B3)0.00015
Pyridoxine (B6)0.0002
Pantothenic acid0.00008

Regarding phenolic acids, the chemical constituents and their values are as follows:

Vanillic acid0.0000004
Caffeic acid0.00000015
Syringic acid0.0000006
p-Coumaric acid0.0000054
Ferulic acid0.0001226
Ellagic acid0.00000442
3-hydroxybenzoic0.00000011
Chlorogenic acid0.00000015
Gallic acid0.00000038
Genistic acid0.00000013

Source:

Terzo, S., Mule, F., & Amato, A. (2020, Aug). Honey and obesity-related dysfunctions: a summary on health benefits. J Nutr Biochem, 82, 108401. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jnutbio.2020.108401

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Usman Zafar Paracha

Usman Zafar Paracha is a sort of entrepreneur. He is the author of "Color Atlas of Statistics", and the owner of an Android game "Faily Rocket."

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